Isham will be the second senior CBS News executive to talk about a departure lately
The president of CBS News Susan Zirinsky made an announcement that there will be a series of changes to the network’s Washington operation. The bureau chief Chris Ishan will be moving to a new role and depart after the election happens.
Chris Isham has been a bureau chief of CBS News from 2007. Isham will be taking a new role of executive producer of the political coverage. Susan Zirinsky said that Isham will move to his next chapter after the elections take place.
Replacing Chris Isham Igrid Ciprian-Mattgews is going to be the Washington bureau chief and handle the day to day Operations. Also Lorna Jones who has been the managing editor at this network is promoted as deputy bureau chief of CBS News. And the old deputy bureau chief Ward Sloane will be promoted to a new role too which will be announced soon.
Susan Zirinsky wrote a memo to her staff saying that she wants to acknowledge that the productivity and performance of the Washington bureau(CBS News) has been outstanding. Also as the current situation of COVID-19 and the events in the aftermath of the tragic death of George Floyd. How the country confronted systemic and historic racism and also the abusive policy in America. She is proud of the bureau’s Journalism.
Many changes are going to be taken. She wrote that Chris Isham will be taking the role of Executive Producer of Political Coverage through the election coverage by CBS News. She also wrote that “We thank him for his commitment to quality journalism and his 13 years as the Washington Bureau Chief.”
The transition method will help then cope up with the competitiveness in the current situation. Many roles are changed. Many people have been promoted. It will be great to see the changes and how they all work.
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